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NTSB Suggests Lowering Blood Alcohol Limit For Drivers From .08 To .05 – Do You Agree? [Poll]

On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board issued a new recommendation for the legal limit of blood alcohol content for drivers.

The NTSB recommended that all 50 states set the threshold at .05.

Some have come out in opposition to the proposed change.

Should the legal blood alcohol content for drivers be changed from .08 to .05?

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flickr, chris.corwan
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Newly Signed ‘Kelsey’s Law’ Will Ban Teen Drivers From Using Cell Phones [Audio]

Late Tuesday, one mother's hard work from the last two years paid off in a big way. Bonnie Raffaele, whose daughter Kelsey was tragically killed in an accident in 2010, got to see "Kelsey's Law" signed by Governor Rick Snyder. The law, which affects teen drivers in Michigan, prohibits the use of cell phones while driving. I had a chance to talk to Bonnie this afternoon about Kelsey's Law and what it means to her. Check out the interview after the jump.

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Can You Believe It? Another Tax On Driving

Taxes.

As if we aren't stuck paying a tax on this, that and the other, can you believe someone is considering a "tax-by-the-mile" fee?

Wait a minute. We paid tax on the car when we bought it. Registration fee. Fee for the plates. Insurance. Huge percentage of the pu

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Voting Michigan’s Best, Your Favorite Drives

Proud of Michigan and the great things we have to offer, how about casting a vote for the beauty of Sleeping Bear Dunes. ABC's Good Morning America is searching for the most beautiful places in America

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YouTube.com
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Driving To Work Without Driving [VIDEO]

Andy and I have often talked about the "next big thing." Ipads, smartphones...so many things are must haves today -- things we didn't even know existed just a few years ago. I'm still holding out for the George Jetson bed

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7 Year Old Michigan Boy Takes A Drive In Stepfather’s Car [video]

This little boy said he only wanted to visit his father.  Kind of makes you ask the question, "What's going on in this family that would cause this little boy to want to see his dad so badly that he decided to drive himself

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Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images
Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images
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NEW Teen Driving Laws In Effect Today

Today's the day!  Those changes for Michigan teen drivers with an intermediate license take effect today.  This new program passed into law gradually increases privileges as drivers advance through the system and ends when they turn 18.

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Why the Light is Red

Ah, the red traffic signal.

It is at once, both our beloved savior and our despised nemesis.

Here are some tips for timing and taming the dreaded stoplight.

Story from The Grand Rapids Press

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